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Summer 2017 Activities

We thought you might be interested in the following activities taking place during the summer break:

• Favorite Poem Project Summer Institute for K-12 Educators at Boston University, July 17-21, 2017 

More information here

These activities are not affiliated with NEATE. 

NEATE's bookshelf: read

3 of 5 stars
The science fiction novel revolves around a school that educates promising young minds in the art of persuasion. These young people become powerful "poets" who are able to manipulate and kill through the power of words. -Sarah L.
The Impossible Knife of Memory
4 of 5 stars
This young adult novel follows the story of a teenager who is coping with a parent who suffers from PTSD. The female character also struggles with her own memories of her past as well as fitting in in a new school. -Sarah L.
Leaving Time
4 of 5 stars
I really enjoyed the "elephant parts" of the book. Picoult does a great job with research for her novels. I knew the "twist" at the end while reading it and enjoyed seeing it developed. I had a few students who read it independently (w...
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
4 of 5 stars
My quest for more YA literature featuring LGBTQ characters led me to this gem. The story follows Simon as he exchanges flirty emails with the mysterious "Blue" and simultaneously navigates the everyday realities of teen life. Simon is a ...


Please click here for more information about the 2017 NEATE Conference.


The upcoming annual meeting of the Emily Dickinson International Society will be held at Amherst College, Amherst, MA, August 11-12, 2017.

Discussion topics will include Dickinson as an Eco-Writer, Dickinson and Sound, and Dickinson on the Big Screen (in "A Quiet Passion"). Discussions will be followed by live jazz music, inspired by Dickinson's poems, and a picnic on the Homestead lawn. Please consider attending and joining the conversations.

To register, follow this link: https://edis.press.jhu.edu/membership/conference.

Details will appear on the web site of the society soon: http://www.emilydickinsoninternationalsociety.org/.  

Can't attend the meeting, but curious about EDIS and its activities? Consider becoming a member: 




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